Allotment of seats at Government and Management of Self-Financing Homoeopathic Medical Colleges of Tamil Nadu
Last date for receipt of application : 09-05-2012 – 5.00 P.M.
Entrance examination on : 15-05-2012 – 9.30 A.M. To 1.00 P.M.
Venue : Government Siddha Medical College, Arignar Anna Govt.Hospital Of Indian Medicine Campus, Arumbakkam,Chennai 600 106
Declaration of results of entrance examination: 15-05-2012
Phone No : 044 – 26216244 / 26281563 Web site : http://www.tnhealth.org
Tentative Date Of Counselling : 18-05-2012 -10.00 a.m.
Last Date Of Admission : As mentioned in the allotment letter of the candidate.
Applications can only be downloaded from the website www.tnhealth.org and the filled in applications along with necessary enclosures and a self addressed envelopes 23 x 10 cms
Send to the Secretary, Selection Committee, Commissionerate of Indian Medicine and Homoeopathy, Arignar Anna Government Hospital of Indian Medicine Campus, Arumbakkam, Chennai 600 106 before the last date along with a Demand Draft for Rs.1,250/-the cost of application form drawn in favour of the Secretary, Selection Committee, Commissionerate of Indian Medicine and Homoeopathy, Arignar Anna Government Hospital of Indian Medicine Campus, Arumbakkam, Chennai 600 106.
Service candidates should get their applications forwarded only through the proper channel with the remarks of the forwarding authorities in the format prescribed in the application form. If not, applications will be summarily rejected.
Reservation as per Govt. rules
Candidate who had already acquired a post graduate M.D.(Homoeopathy) degree in any one of the Homoeopathy disciplines may also apply for another Homoeopathy discipline subject to the following conditions.
The Entrance Examination will primarily assess the knowledge and maturity of understanding of the candidate of all medical subjects- theory and clinical, taught at the undergraduate level (BHMS). The questions will be of objective multiple choice type for which four answer options A, B, C, D will be offered
(a) Candidate should be citizens of India.
(b) Candidate should possesses the degree of Bachelor of Homoeopathic Medicine and Surgery / or equivalent qualification in Homoeopathy included in the Second Schedule to the Homoeopathy Central Council Act 1973 ( 59 of 1973)
(c) Except with regard to those candidates who have studied from 9th Standard onwards and have undergone Under Graduate Course (BHMS) in Tamil Nadu.
(d) Candidates who have native of Tamil Nadu and completed BHMS in other States should furnish a Certificate of permanent residence in Tamil Nadu issued by competent authority only in the specified format in Annexure I and supported by a copy of Passport/ Ration Card/ Voter’s I.D./ Driving License/ Permanent Medical Registration Certificate. If the copy of the supporting document is not produced, then the application form will be rejected . Permanent residence Certificate submitted later will be summarily rejected.
( e) Those candidates who are undergoing CRRI and will be completing their CRRI before the Entrance Examination should enclose a certificate from Head of the Institutions in which they are undergoing the CRRI that they will be completing the CRRI before the date of Entrance examination, failing which their application will be rejected.
( f) The candidates should have registered their names either in the Central Council of Homoeopathy Medicine, New Delhi (or) in the Tamilnadu Homoeopathy Medical Council, Chennai
The question paper Will have two hundred (200) objective-type questions consisting of ‘Section A’ containing 100 ( one hundred) self-contained objective-type questions based on the fifteen theory subjects taught in the BHMS course and ‘Section B’ containing 100 (one hundred ) questions based on a short passage (paragraph) which will be given and 3 – 5 objective type questions based on the paragraph. The candidates should answer questions based on the material available including photographs or diagrams if any, and directly analyzing or on its direct implications. The candidate should not assume any data that is not contained in the passage or which is not directly derivable from the information contained in the passage. The decision of the Selection Committee on the content, implications and answer for each type of question is final since much care has been exercised in the formulation of questions and answers. All the 200 questions carry equal marks.
The Entrance Examination for MD(Homoeopathy) will be conducted on 15-05-2012 in one session of 3 hours duration at Government Siddha Medical College, in the campus of Arignar Anna Govt. Hospital of Indian Medicine, Chennai 600 106. Candidates should be present and be seated in their allotted places thirty minutes prior to the commencement of examination in order to fill up the relevant particulars and complete examinees identification procedures. Therefore, the total duration of the examination including preparation time is three and half hours (3 ½ hours).
The question paper, blank sheets (if any), OMR answer sheets, etc. are the property of the Selection Committee and no part or whole shall be retained by a candidate under any circumstances.
Hall Tickets will not be sent. A letter of acknowledgement (Intimation Letter) will be sent to candidates who have been admitted to the Entrance Examination after basic scrutiny. In case of non-receipt of this letter, a candidate may enquire from the Selection Committee office on the result of scrutiny of his/her application, Application Registration number, etc
There will be no rechecking, revaluation or recount of answer sheets. Answer keys will not be provided. The Selection Committee’s decision in this matter is final.
After the evaluation of the OMR sheets of the candidates through scanning, the marks obtained by the candidates for the maximum of 200 marks is computed to a maximum of 90 marks
Experience marks will be calculated for each applicant in the following method One (1) mark for each completed year after the completion of CRRI shall be awarded as marks for experience for both Service/ Non-Service candidates to a maximum of TEN marks as on 31-3-2012. TWO marks will be awarded to each completed year of Government Service in hilly areas and it will be limited to a maximum of TEN marks. Altogether the total marks awarded for experience/ hill station service will be restricted to TEN marks to all candidates. Fractional values of a year will not be counted for awarding marks for experience and hill station service.
Mode of Selection And Admission
(A) ENTRANCE EXAMINATION 1. Admission to the course will be made purely on merit, based on the marks obtained in the Entrance Examination to be conducted for admission to the course and added to post-BHMS experience marks that will be calculated as below:
- Maximum marks for Written Entrance Examination : 90 marks
- Maximum marks for post-BHMS clinical experience : 10 marks
- Total : 100 marks
Allotment of Seats: The Selection Committee will allot seats to the college based on the merit and following the rule of reservation and subject to the availability.
Allotment of seats between the Government and Management of Self-Financing Medical Colleges of Indian Systems of Medicine as per G.O.(Ms)No.65/H&FW (MCA-I)Dept dated:23.02.2012.
Nature of Institution Govt.Quota / Seats Management Quota / Seats Non- minority Self financing Institution 65% 35%
Minority Self financing 50% 50% Institution
More details : www.similima.com/pdf/tamilnadu-mdhom-2012.pdf